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Terms of Endearment (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $108,423,489Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 604 $108,423,489
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,387 $108,423,489
Leggiest Movies 74 11.97

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 23rd, 1983 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG on appeal.
Running Time: 131 minutes
Franchise: Terms of Endearment
Comparisons: Best Picture Oscar Winners
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Oscars Best Picture Winner
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 44 $446,504 May 18, 1984 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 38 $568,198 May 11, 1984 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 32 $855,779 May 4, 1984 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 29 $1,139,684 Apr 27, 1984 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 17 $1,613,857 Apr 20, 1984 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 7 $2,301,607 Apr 13, 1984 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 57 $1,095,804 Apr 6, 1984 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 70 $899,275 Mar 30, 1984 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 66 $1,258,295 Mar 23, 1984 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 61 $1,567,518 Mar 16, 1984 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 54 $1,882,893 Mar 9, 1984 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 61 $2,088,781 Mar 2, 1984 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 50 $2,808,728 Feb 24, 1984 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 24 $4,492,865 Feb 17, 1984 89
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 162 $12,248,404 Feb 17, 1984 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 91 $2,277,981 Feb 10, 1984 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 79 $3,045,877 Feb 3, 1984 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 79 $3,383,539 Jan 27, 1984 68
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 110 $9,449,447 Jan 20, 1984 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 81 $5,211,394 Jan 13, 1984 54
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 73 $9,058,537 Dec 30, 1983 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend 90 $8,820 Dec 30, 1983 40
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 146 $9,058,537 Dec 30, 1983 40
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 46 $26,341,650 Dec 30, 1983 40
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 197 $12,475,783 Dec 23, 1983 33
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 212 $10,174,323 Nov 25, 1983 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 235 $10,174,323 Nov 25, 1983 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day) 82 $3,498,813 Nov 25, 1983 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 70 $10,174,323 Nov 25, 1983 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day) 86 $3,498,813 Nov 25, 1983 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 75 $10,174,323 Nov 25, 1983 5

Supporting Cast

Jack Nicholson    Garrett Breedlove

Uncategorized

Danny De Vito    Vernon Dahlart
John Lithgow    Sam Burns
Jeff Daniels    Flap Horton
Shirley MacLaine    Aurora Greenway
Debra Winger    Emma Greenway Horton
Mary Kay Place    Doris
Albert Brooks    Rudyard Greenway

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Jennifer L. Parsons    Costumer: Women

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/11/25 2 $3,498,813   260 $13,457   $4,590,002 1
1983/12/02 1 $3,125,453 -11% 260 $12,021   $8,949,207 2
1983/12/09 3 $4,245,520 +36% 945 $4,493   $14,295,345 3
1983/12/16 3 $3,421,389 -19% 945 $3,621   $19,498,971 4
1983/12/23 2 $4,290,254 +25% 1,027 $4,177   $25,772,891 5
1983/12/30 1 $9,058,537 +111% 1,027 $8,820   $39,782,519 6
1984/01/06 1 $6,234,421 -31% 1,027 $6,071   $48,435,726 7
1984/01/13 1 $5,211,394 -16% 1,020 $5,109   $55,781,706 8
1984/01/20 1 $3,466,172 -33% 986 $3,515   $60,745,310 9
1984/01/27 2 $3,383,539 -2% 903 $3,747   $65,425,742 10
1984/02/03 1 $3,045,877 -10% 870 $3,501   $69,591,523 11
1984/02/10 2 $2,277,981 -25% 847 $2,689   $72,704,975 12
1984/02/17 3 $4,492,865 +97% 1,259 $3,569   $77,951,723 13
1984/02/24 4 $2,808,728 -37% 1,238 $2,269   $81,849,462 14
1984/03/02 6 $2,088,781 -26% 1,114 $1,875   $84,800,617 15
1984/03/09 6 $1,882,893 -10% 958 $1,965   $87,436,122 16
1984/03/16 7 $1,567,518 -17% 831 $1,886   $89,755,915 17
1984/03/23 9 $1,258,295 -20% 730 $1,724   $91,663,512 18
1984/03/30 12 $899,275 -29% 545 $1,650   $93,044,379 19
1984/04/06 10 $1,095,804 +22% 509 $2,153   $94,522,929 20
1984/04/13 7 $2,301,607 +110% 918 $2,507   $97,511,176 21
1984/04/20 10 $1,613,857 -30% 850 $1,899   $100,362,140 22
1984/04/27 10 $1,139,684 -29% 655 $1,740   $102,348,450 23
1984/05/04 14 $855,779 -25% 467 $1,833   $103,683,458 24
1984/05/11 16 $568,198 -34% 404 $1,406   $104,529,829 25
1984/05/18 18 $446,504 -21% 350 $1,276   $105,237,012 26

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/11/25 1 $4,732,565   260 $18,202   $5,823,754 2
1983/12/02 1 $4,226,071 -11% 260 $16,254   $10,049,825 3
1983/12/09 3 $6,027,757 +43% 945 $6,379   $16,077,582 4
1983/12/16 2 $5,405,055 -10% 945 $5,720   $21,482,637 5
1983/12/23 2 $9,241,345 +71% 1,027 $8,998   $30,723,982 6
1983/12/30 1 $11,477,323 +24% 1,027 $11,176   $42,201,305 7
1984/01/06 1 $8,369,007 -27% 1,027 $8,149   $50,570,312 8
1984/01/13 1 $6,708,826 -20% 1,020 $6,577   $57,279,138 9
1984/01/20 1 $4,763,065 -29% 986 $4,831   $62,042,203 10
1984/01/27 2 $4,503,443 -5% 903 $4,987   $66,545,646 11
1984/02/03 1 $3,881,348 -14% 870 $4,461   $70,426,994 12
1984/02/10 2 $3,031,864 -22% 847 $3,580   $73,458,858 13
1984/02/17 3 $5,581,876 +84% 1,259 $4,434   $79,040,734 14
1984/02/24 4 $3,671,102 -34% 1,238 $2,965   $82,711,836 15
1984/03/02 4 $2,841,393 -23% 1,114 $2,551   $85,553,229 16
1984/03/09 4 $2,635,168 -7% 958 $2,751   $88,188,397 17
1984/03/16 7 $2,216,820 -16% 831 $2,668   $90,405,217 18
1984/03/23 9 $1,739,887 -22% 730 $2,383   $92,145,104 19
1984/03/30 11 $1,282,021 -26% 545 $2,352   $93,427,125 20
1984/04/06 10 $1,782,444 +39% 509 $3,502   $95,209,569 21
1984/04/13 8 $3,538,714 +99% 918 $3,855   $98,748,283 22
1984/04/20 9 $2,460,483 -30% 850 $2,895   $101,208,766 23
1984/04/27 9 $1,618,913 -34% 655 $2,472   $102,827,679 24
1984/05/04 14 $1,133,952 -30% 467 $2,428   $103,961,631 25
1984/05/11 16 $828,877 -27% 404 $2,052   $104,790,508 26

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